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June 2017
Jun 29 7:00pm
Visiting Presenter

Mozilla's Night For
Internet Health
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July 2017
Jul 13 7:00pm 8:30pm
Gullah Grooves

Ranky Tanky

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jul 13 7:30pm
90th Birthday Celebration

Barbara Dane
w/ Tammy Hall Trio
& members of
The Chambers Brothers

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Jul 14 7:00pm 8:30pm
Gullah Grooves

Ranky Tanky

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jul 14 7:30pm
Contemporary Folk Trio

T Sisters

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Jul 15 7:00pm 8:30pm
Haitian-American Roots

Leyla McCalla

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jul 15 7:30pm
Harlem On My Mind

Catherine Russell

Miner Auditorium

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Jul 16 5:00pm 7:30pm
Haitian-American Roots

Leyla McCalla

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jul 16 7:00pm
The Songs of Ella Fitzgerald

Jane Monheit

Miner Auditorium

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Jul 20 7:00pm 8:30pm
Bogotá Blues

fatsO

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jul 20 7:30pm
The Duke of Bachata

Joan Soriano

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Jul 21 7:00pm 8:30pm
New Queens Of Mariachi

Mariachi Flor de Toloache

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jul 21 7:30pm
Brazilian Songbook

Claudia Villela:
Music of Elis Regina
Villa Lobos & Originals

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Jul 22 7:00pm 8:30pm
New Queens Of Mariachi

Mariachi Flor de Toloache

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jul 22 7:30pm
Tribute To Celia Cruz

Bobi Céspedes: Tribute To Celia Cruz

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Jul 23 7:00pm 8:30pm
Argentine Folk Rap

Femina

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jul 23 7:30pm
Mexican Silent Film & Live Music

Troker,
el automóvil gris

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Jul 26 7:30pm
Exclusive Event

Listening Party w/ John Luther Adams

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Jul 27 7:30pm
String Quartets

John Luther Adams'
The Wind in High Places,
Untouched, Canticles of The Sky,
Dream of The Canyon Wren
Performed by JACK Quartet

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Jul 28 7:30pm
World Premiere!

John Luther Adams’
Everything That Rises
Performed by JACK Quartet

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Jul 29 1:00pm
Outdoor Percussion

John Luther Adams'
Inuksuit
led by Doug Perkins

Sutro Baths, Lands End

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Jul 29 4:00pm
Sound Installation - 4PM-10PM

John Luther Adams'
Veils and Vesper
Sound Installation — 4PM-10PM

Grace Cathedral

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Jul 30 7:30pm
Percussion Works

John Luther Adams'
Ilimaq & Red Arc/Blue Veil
w/ Doug Perkins & Adam Marks

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August 2017
Aug 03 7:30pm
Afrofuturism Pioneers

Sun Ra Arkestra

Miner Auditorium

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Aug 04 7:30pm
Afrofuturism Pioneers

Sun Ra Arkestra

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Aug 05 7:30pm
Afrofuturism Pioneers

Sun Ra Arkestra

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Aug 06 7:30pm
Afrofuturism Pioneers

Sun Ra Arkestra

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Aug 10 7:30pm
Futuristic Graphic Novel Live

Kid Koala's
Nufonia Must Fall

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Aug 11 7:30pm
Futuristic Graphic Novel Live

Kid Koala's
Nufonia Must Fall

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Aug 12 7:30pm
Futuristic Graphic Novel Live

Kid Koala's
Nufonia Must Fall

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Aug 13 7:30pm
Futuristic Graphic Novel Live

Kid Koala's
Nufonia Must Fall

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Aug 17 7:30pm
UnderCover Presents

The Music of Ray Charles
w/ Katdelic, Bang Data,
Cosa Nostra Strings
feat. Trance Thompson, The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol
Noah Kibreab

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Aug 18 7:30pm
UnderCover Presents

The Music of Nina Simone
w/ Jazz Mafia's Realistic Orchestra
MoeTar, OSA Vocal Rush

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Aug 19 7:30pm
UnderCover Presents

Miles Davis' 'Bitches Brew'
w/ Broun Fellinis, Kev Choice
PC Muñoz, Alligator Spacewalk

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Aug 20 7:30pm
UnderCover Presents

Music of Muscle Shoals
w/ Kid Beyond, The Stone Foxes & more TBA

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September 2017
Sep 07 7:00pm 8:30pm
Future of Jazz

Grace Kelly

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 07 7:30pm
Ella at 100

Opening Night
w/ Dee Dee Bridgewater:
Ella Fitzgerald's
100th Birthday

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Sep 08 7:00pm 8:30pm
Acoustic Duo

Jenny Scheinman
& Myra Melford

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 08 7:30pm
Love and Peace

Dee Dee Bridgewater
Music of Horace Silver

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Sep 09 7:00pm 9:30pm
CD Release Shows

Dee Dee Bridgewater:
Memories of Memphis

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Sep 09 7:30pm 9:00pm
Visionary Pianist

Kris Davis

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 10 6:30pm 8:00pm
Jazz Mafia Presents

Cosa Nostra Strings

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 10 7:00pm
J'ai Deux Amours

Dee Dee Bridgewater:
Music of Josephine Baker

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Sep 14 7:00pm 8:30pm
Bad Ass & Blind

Raul Midón

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 14 7:30pm
Percussive Piano

Gonzalo Rubalcaba
& Pedrito Martinez

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Sep 15 7:00pm 8:30pm
Soul Eyes

Kandace Springs

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 15 7:30pm
Crecent City Classics

John Scofield
& Jon Cleary

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Sep 16 7:00pm 9:30pm
Virtuoso Duo

Chris Thile
& Brad Mehldau

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Sep 16 7:30pm 9:00pm
Brooklyn to The Bay

Alicia Olatuja

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 17 3:00pm 7:00pm
East Meets West

Joshua Redman
& Zakir Hussain

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Sep 17 7:30pm 9:00pm
Joyful Jazz

Sammy Miller
& The Congregation

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 20 7:00pm 8:30pm
Man Made Object

GoGo Penguin

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 20 7:30pm
Coltrane Legacy

Listening Party
w/ Ravi Coltrane

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Sep 21 7:00pm 8:30pm
Man Made Object

GoGo Penguin

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 21 7:30pm
The New Quartet

Ravi Coltrane Quartet

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 21 8:00pm
Flamenco Great

Vicente Amigo

Herbst Theatre

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Sep 22 7:00pm 8:30pm
Album Release Shows

Will Magid

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 22 7:30pm
Wisdom Through Music

Pharoah Sanders
Quartet

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 22 8:00pm
Flamenco Great

Vicente Amigo

Herbst Theatre

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Sep 23 11:00am
Celebrating John Coltrane

Family Matinee
w/ Teodross Avery
& Friends

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Sep 23 7:00pm 9:30pm
John Coltrane's Masterpiece

John Coltrane's
A Love Supreme

w/ Ravi Coltrane, Nicholas Payton,
Adam Rogers, Matt Garrison
& Marcus Gilmore

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Sep 23 7:30pm 9:00pm
ECM Avant-Jazz

Tim Berne's Snakeoil

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 24 7:00pm
In Movement

Jack DeJohnette,
Ravi Coltrane,
Matt Garrison

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Sep 24 7:30pm 9:00pm
Mexican Folk

Y La Bamba

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 29 7:00pm 8:30pm
Hammond B-3 Trio

Peter Bernstein,
Larry Goldings,
& Bill Stewart

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 30 7:00pm 8:30pm
Hammond B-3 Trio

Peter Bernstein,
Larry Goldings,
& Bill Stewart

Joe Henderson Lab

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October 2017
Oct 05 7:30pm
McBride: Classified

Christian McBride
w/ Dvorak String Quintet
& Schubert Trout Quintet

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 06 7:30pm
State of the Bass

Christian McBride
w/ Edgar Meyer

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Oct 07 7:00pm 9:30pm
GRAMMY-Winning Big Band

Christian McBride Big Band w/ José James

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 08 7:00pm
Two Sides of McBride

Christian McBride
Tip City Trio
& Inside Straight

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 11 7:30pm
Music Roots of Memphis

Take Me To The River
w/ Charlie Musselwhite,
William Bell, Bobby Rush,
Al Kapone, Frayser Boy,
Music Director Boo Mitchell & more

Herbst Theatre

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Oct 13 7:30pm
Caribbean Monk

Danilo Pérez Trio:
Panamonk

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 14 7:30pm
Multi-Media Monk Tribute

Jason Moran:
In My Mind,
Monk at Town Hall, 1959

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Oct 15 7:00pm
Monk Big Band Tribute

John Beasley's MONK'estra

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Oct 15 8:00pm
Elements

Ludovico Einaudi

Paramount Theatre

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Oct 18 7:30pm
Eclectic Singer/Songwriter

Andrew Bird

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 19 7:30pm
Eclectic Singer/Songwriter

Andrew Bird

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Oct 20 7:30pm
East Meets West

Crosscurrents
w/ Zakir Hussain, Dave Holland,
Chris Potter, Ganesh Rajagopalan,
Louiz Banks, Sanjay Divecha,
& Gino Banks

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Oct 21 7:30pm
East Meets West

Crosscurrents
w/ Zakir Hussain,
Dave Holland, Chris Potter,
Ganesh Rajagopalan, Louiz Banks,
Sanjay Divecha, & Gino Banks

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Oct 22 3:00pm 7:00pm
East Meets West

Crosscurrents
w/ Zakir Hussain,
Dave Holland, Chris Potter,
Ganesh Rajagopalan, Louiz Banks,
Sanjay Divecha, & Gino Banks

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Oct 24 7:30pm
Revisiting the Masters

Listening Party
w/ Members of
SFJAZZ Collective

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Oct 26 7:00pm 9:00pm
Raizes: Up Close & Personal

Mariza

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 26 7:30pm
Revisiting the Masters

SFJAZZ Collective:
Music of Ornette Coleman

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Oct 27 7:00pm 9:00pm
Raizes: Up Close & Personal

Mariza

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 27 7:30pm
Revisiting the Masters

SFJAZZ Collective:
The Music of Stevie Wonder

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Oct 28 11:00am
100 Years of Monk

Family Matinee
w/ SFJAZZ Collective:
Music of Thelonious Monk

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Oct 28 7:00pm 9:00pm
Raizes: Up Close & Personal

Mariza

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 28 7:30pm
Revisiting the Masters

SFJAZZ Collective:
Music of Thelonious Monk

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Oct 28 8:00pm
Freedom Highway

Rhiannon Giddens

Herbst Theatre

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Oct 29 6:30pm 8:30pm
Raizes: Up Close & Personal

Mariza

Joe Henderson Lab

Oct 29 7:30pm
Revisiting the Masters

SFJAZZ Collective:
Music of Miles Davis

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Oct 31 8:00pm
Film & Live Music Score

Dracula: Film & Live Score
w/ Philip Glass
& Kronos Quartet

Paramount Theatre

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November 2017
Nov 01 7:30pm
Ukrainian Folk-Punk

DakhaBrakha

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 02 7:00pm 8:30pm
Happiness!

Benny Green Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 02 7:30pm
End of an Era

The Bad Plus

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 03 7:00pm 8:30pm
Happiness!

Benny Green Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 03 7:30pm
End of an Era

The Bad Plus

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 04 7:00pm 8:30pm
Happiness!

Benny Green Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 04 7:30pm
End of an Era

The Bad Plus

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 05 6:00pm 7:30pm
Happiness!

Benny Green Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 05 7:30pm
End of an Era

The Bad Plus

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 08 8:00pm
Flamenco Legends

The Paco de Lucia Project

Herbst Theatre

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Nov 10 7:00pm 8:30pm
Spanish Bass Master

Giulia Valle

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 11 7:00pm 8:30pm
Caipi: Brazilian Project

Kurt Rosewinkel Sextet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 12 6:00pm 7:30pm
Caipi: Brazilian Project

Kurt Rosewinkel Sextet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 16 7:00pm 8:30pm
SFJAZZ Hotplate

James Mahone
plays Booker Little's
Out Front

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 16 7:30pm
Pure Energy

Hiromi: Solo & Duo

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 17 7:00pm 8:30pm
The Journey

The Baylor Project

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 17 7:30pm
Pure Energy

Hiromi: Solo & Duo

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Nov 18 11:00am
Hippity Hop: Play Songs & Roots Music

Family Matinee
w/ Linda Tillery
& The Cultural Heritage Choir

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Nov 18 7:00pm 8:30pm
The Pauper & The Magician

Ari Hoenig Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 18 7:30pm
Pure Energy

Hiromi: Solo & Duo

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Nov 19 7:00pm
Pure Energy

Hiromi: Solo & Duo

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Nov 19 7:30pm
Big Band & Combo

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Alumni

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 24 7:30pm
Piano Sensation

Joey Alexander Trio
w/ Eric Harland
& Reuben Rogers

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Nov 25 7:30pm
Piano Sensation

Joey Alexander Trio
w/ Eric Harland
& Reuben Rogers

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Nov 26 3:00pm 7:00pm
Piano Sensation

Joey Alexander Trio
w/ Eric Harland
& Reuben Rogers

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Nov 30 7:00pm 8:30pm
All About The Blues

Tessa Souter

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 30 7:30pm
Christmas Time Is Here

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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December 2017
Dec 01 7:00pm 8:30pm
Bay Area Soul

Destani Wolf

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 01 7:30pm
Christmas Time Is Here

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 02 7:00pm 8:30pm
Bridging Rock & Jazz

Jacqui Naylor

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 02 7:30pm
Christmas Time Is Here

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 03 2:00pm
Christmas Time Is Here

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 03 6:00pm 7:30pm
Bridging Rock & Jazz

Jacqui Naylor

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 03 8:00pm
Brazilian Grooves

Anat Cohen Tentet

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 07 8:00pm
Holiday Concert

Kurt Elling

Herbst Theatre

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Dec 08 7:00pm 8:30pm
Free Jazz

Matthew Shipp Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 08 7:30pm
The Voice of Now

Gregory Porter

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 09 1:00pm
Award-Winning

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars
Big Band & Combo
Winter Concert

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 09 7:00pm 8:30pm
88 Steps to Eternity

Kev Choice Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 09 7:30pm
The Voice of Now

Gregory Porter

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Dec 10 3:00pm 7:00pm
The Voice of Now

Gregory Porter

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Dec 10 6:00pm 7:30pm
Lush Life

Tammy Hall Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 11 7:30pm
SFJAZZ Community Ensemble

Monday Night Band:
Winter Showcase Concert

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Dec 14 7:00pm 8:30pm
Vince Guaraldi's Holiday Classic

Charlie Brown Christmas
w/ Adam Shulman

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 14 7:30pm
Holiday Concert

Pink Martini

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Dec 15 7:00pm 8:30pm
Vince Guaraldi's Holiday Classic

Charlie Brown Christmas
w/ Adam Shulman

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 15 7:30pm
Holiday Concert

Pink Martini

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Dec 16 11:00am
Dizzy Atmosphere: Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie

Family Matinee
w/ Daniel Handler, Marcus Shelby
& Friends

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Dec 16 7:00pm 9:30pm
Holiday Concert

Pink Martini

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Dec 16 7:00pm 8:30pm
Vince Guaraldi's Holiday Classic

Charlie Brown Christmas
w/ Adam Shulman

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 17 3:00pm
Holiday Concert

Pink Martini

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Dec 17 4:00pm 6:00pm
Vince Guaraldi's Holiday Classic

Charlie Brown Christmas
w/ Adam Shulman

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 28 7:30pm
Funky New Year

Maceo Parker

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 29 7:30pm
Funky New Year

Maceo Parker

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Dec 30 7:30pm
Funky New Year

Maceo Parker

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Dec 31 8:00pm 10:30pm
Funky New Year

NYE Party
w/ Maceo Parker

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January 2018
Jan 04 7:30pm
Dance of The Drum

Savion Glover
w/ Marcus Gilmore

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Jan 05 7:30pm
Dance of The Drum

Savion Glover
w/ Marcus Gilmore

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Jan 06 7:30pm
Dance of The Drum

Savion Glover
w/ Jack DeJohnette

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Jan 07 7:30pm
Dance of The Drum

Savion Glover
w/ Jack DeJohnette

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Jan 09 7:30pm
Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

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Jan 10 7:30pm
Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

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Jan 11 7:30pm
Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

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Jan 12 7:00pm 9:30pm
Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

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Jan 13 7:00pm 9:30pm
Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

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Jan 14 3:00pm 7:00pm
Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

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Jan 18 7:00pm 8:30pm
SFAJZZ Hotplate

Smith Dobson
plays Stan Getz
'Captain Marvel'

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 18 7:30pm
Piano Duos

Vijay Iyer duos
w/ Geri Allen
& Craig Taborn

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Jan 19 7:00pm 8:30pm
NEA Jazz Master

Jason Marsalis
Vibes Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 19 7:30pm
Award-Winning Ensemble

Vijay Iyer Trio

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Jan 20 7:00pm 8:30pm
NEA Jazz Master

Jason Marsalis
Vibes Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 20 7:30pm
Trio + 3 Horns

Vijay Iyer Sextet

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Jan 21 6:00pm 7:30pm
NEA Jazz Master

Jason Marsalis
Vibes Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 21 7:00pm
Global Grooves

Thums Up

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February 2018
Feb 01 6:00pm
SFJAZZ Gala 2018
SFJAZZ Gala 2018
Honoring Preservation Hall
& Celebrating New Orleans

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Feb 02 7:00pm 8:30pm
Cantorial Blues

Jeremiah Lockwood

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 02 7:30pm
So It Is

Preservation Hall
Jazz Band

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 03 7:00pm 9:30pm
So It Is

Preservation Hall
Jazz Band

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Feb 03 7:00pm 8:30pm
A Musical Meditation

Rahim AlHaj

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 04 11:00am
So It Is

Preservation Hall
Jazz Band

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 08 7:30pm
The Music of Bach

Cameron Carpenter
w/ International Touring Organ

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Feb 09 7:30pm
The Music of Bach

Cameron Carpenter
w/ International Touring Organ

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Feb 10 7:30pm
The Music of Bach

Cameron Carpenter
w/ International Touring Organ

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Feb 11 2:00pm
The Music of Bach

Cameron Carpenter
w/ International Touring Organ

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Feb 14 7:00pm 8:30pm
Valentine's Day Concert

Jaz Sawyer
& Tiffany Austin

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 14 7:30pm
One Story, Two Operas

Opera Preview:
Jake Heggie's
At the Statue of Venue
& Leonard Bernstein
Trouble in Tahiti

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Feb 15 7:00pm 8:30pm
SFJAZZ Hotplate

Jaz Sawyer
& Tiffany Austin

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 15 7:30pm
One Story, Two Operas

Jake Heggie's
At the Statue of Venue
& Leonard Bernstein
Trouble in Tahiti

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Feb 16 7:00pm 8:30pm
Bay Area Soul

Nicolas Bearde

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 16 7:30pm
One Story, Two Operas

Jake Heggie's
At the Statue of Venue
& Leonard Bernstein
Trouble in Tahiti

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Feb 17 3:00pm 7:30pm
One Story, Two Operas

Jake Heggie's
At the Statue of Venue
& Leonard Bernstein
Trouble in Tahiti

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Feb 17 7:00pm 8:30pm
Swingfully Yours

Loston Harris

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 18 3:00pm 7:30pm
One Story, Two Operas

Jake Heggie's
At the Statue of Venue
& Leonard Bernstein
Trouble in Tahiti

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Feb 18 6:00pm 7:30pm
Swingfully Yours

Loston Harris

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 22 7:30pm
South African Legends

Jazz Epistles
w/ Abdullah Ibrahim,
Hugh Masekela
& Ekaya

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Feb 23 7:30pm
South African Legends

Jazz Epistles
w/ Abdullah Ibrahim,
Hugh Masekela
& Ekaya

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Feb 24 11:00am
Sounds of Freedom

Family Matinee
w/ Marcus Shelby Quintet

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Feb 24 7:30pm
South African Legends

Jazz Epistles
w/ Abdullah Ibrahim,
Hugh Masekela
& Ekaya

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Feb 25 7:30pm
South African Legends

Jazz Epistles
w/ Abdullah Ibrahim,
Hugh Masekela
& Ekaya

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March 2018
Mar 01 7:00pm 8:30pm
The Next Big Thing

Veronica Swift

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 01 7:30pm
Jazz-Funk Grooves

Snarky Puppy

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Mar 02 6:30pm 8:00pm
Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald

Lilan Kane

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 02 7:00pm 9:30pm
Jazz-Funk Grooves

Snarky Puppy

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Mar 03 6:30pm 8:00pm
Listen Here

Jackie Ryan Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 03 7:00pm 9:30pm
Jazz-Funk Grooves

Snarky Puppy

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Mar 04 6:00pm 7:30pm
Bay Area Treasure

Laurie Antonioli

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 04 7:00pm
Jazz-Funk Grooves

Snarky Puppy

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Mar 09 7:00pm 8:30pm
Celtic to Alice Coltrane

Destiny Muhammad

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 10 7:00pm 8:30pm
Singer and Trombonist

Natalie Cressman

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 11 6:00pm 7:30pm
Hot Jazz Trumpet

Bria Skonberg

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 15 7:00pm 8:30pm
Satch & Fats

Lavay Smith
& Her Red Hot
Skillet Lickers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 16 7:00pm 8:30pm
Red, White & Blues

Lavay Smith
& Her Red Hot
Skillet Lickers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 17 7:00pm 8:30pm
Rhythm, Booze, & Reefer Madness

Lavay Smith
& Her Red Hot
Skillet Lickers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 18 6:00pm 7:30pm
Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Lavay Smith
& Her Red Hot
Skillet Lickers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 22 7:00pm 9:00pm
Non-Stop Afro Funk Party

Afrolicious

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 22 7:30pm
Legendary Bassist

Dave Holland solo

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 23 7:30pm
The Art of Conversation

Dave Holland & Kenny Barron

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 23 8:00pm 10:00pm
Non-Stop Afro Funk Party

Afrolicious

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 24 11:00am
The Blues is a Woman

Family Matinee
w/ Pamela Rose
& Friends

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 24 7:00pm 9:30pm
New Trio

Dave Holland,
Kevin Eubanks
& Obed Calvaire

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 24 8:00pm 10:00pm
Non-Stop Afro Funk Party

Afrolicious

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 25 5:00pm 7:30pm
Non-Stop Afro Funk Party

Afrolicious

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 25 7:00pm
Aziza

Aziza featuring Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Lionel Loueke & Eric Harland

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 29 7:30pm
Strings

Mary Stallings w/ Russell Malone + special guests

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 30 7:30pm
Art of the Trio

Mary Stallings w/ The Bill Charlap Trio

Miner Auditorium

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Mar 31 7:30pm
All In The Family

Mary Stallings meets
the SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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April 2018
Apr 01 3:00pm
All In The Family

Mary Stallings meets
the SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 05 7:00pm
Wordology

SFJAZZ Poetry Festival w/ Genny Lim

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 05 7:30pm
Afro-Caribbean Textures

David Sánchez' Carib

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 06 7:00pm
Wordology

SFJAZZ Poetry Festival
w/ Genny Lim

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 06 7:30pm
Ethio-Jazz Singer

Meklit

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 07 7:00pm
Wordology

SFJAZZ Poetry Festival
w/ Genny Lim

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 07 7:30pm
Legends of Mali

Toumani Diabate & Sidiki Diabate

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 08 7:00pm
Malian Voice of Freedom

Fatoumata Diawara

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 08 7:00pm
Wordology

SFJAZZ Poetry Festival
w/ Genny Lim

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 12 7:30pm
Fado Star

Ana Moura

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 13 7:30pm
Fado Star

Ana Moura

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 14 7:30pm
Fado Star

Ana Moura

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 15 7:00pm
Fado Star

Ana Moura

Miner Auditorium

Apr 18 7:30pm
Songs of Protest

Jazz & Social Justice Listening Party

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 19 7:00pm 8:30pm
Joe Henderson Hotplate Festival

Anton Schwartz plays
Joe Henderson's
Page One

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 19 7:30pm
Double Bill

Jaimeo Brown Transcendence
& Samora Pinderhughes
Transformation Suite

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 20 7:30pm
Great American Politic

Paula West

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 20 8:00pm 9:30pm
Joe Henderson Hotplate Festival

Atta Kid: In The Pocket

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 21 11:00am
Telling Stories: Jazz & The American Spirit

Family Matinee
w/ Paula West

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 21 7:00pm 9:30pm
Caravan

Terence Blanchard E-Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 21 7:30pm 9:00pm
Joe Henderson Hotplate Festival

Kristen Strom plays
Joe Henderson's
So Near, So Far

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 22 2:00pm
Rhythms of Resistance

John Santos

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 22 6:00pm 7:30pm
Joe Henderson Hotplate Festival

Kasey Knudsen plays
Joe Henderson's
In 'n Out

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 22 8:00pm
New Sounds of Cuba

Roberto Fonseca & Dayme Arocena

Miner Auditorium

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May 2018
May 03 7:30pm
Cash and Cooder on Cash

Rosanne Cash
& Ry Cooder:
The Music of
Johnny Cash

Miner Auditorium

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May 04 7:30pm
Cash and Cooder on Cash

Rosanne Cash
& Ry Cooder:
The music of
Johnny Cash

Miner Auditorium

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May 05 7:30pm
Cash and Cooder on Cash

Rosanne Cash
& Ry Cooder:
The music of
Johnny Cash

Miner Auditorium

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May 06 7:00pm
Cash and Cooder on Cash

Rosanne Cash
& Ry Cooder:
The Music of
Johnny Cash

Miner Auditorium

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May 10 7:30pm
Swing Guitar King

John Pizzarelli

Miner Auditorium

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May 11 7:30pm
Love in a Time of Madness

José James

Miner Auditorium

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May 12 11:00am
From Roots to Branches: Jazz for All Ages

Family Matinee
w/ Doug Goodkin
& The Pentatonics

Miner Auditorium

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May 12 7:30pm
Grace

Lizz Wright

Miner Auditorium

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May 13 2:00pm
Grace

Lizz Wright

Miner Auditorium

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May 13 7:30pm
French Jazz Vocalist

Cyrille Aimee

Miner Auditorium

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May 14 7:30pm
SFJAZZ Community Ensemble

Monday Night Band:
Spring Showcase Concert

Miner Auditorium

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May 17 7:00pm 8:30pm
Amendola vs. Blades + Two

Scott Amendola,
Wil Blades,
Jeff Parker,
Cyro Baptista

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 18 7:00pm 8:30pm
Amendola vs. Blades + Two

Scott Amendola,
Wil Blades,
Jeff Parker,
Cyro Baptista

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 19 7:00pm 8:30pm
Amendola vs. Blades + Two

Scott Amendola,
Wil Blades,
Jeff Parker,
Cyro Baptista

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 20 1:00pm
Award-Winning

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars
Big Band & Combo
Spring Concert

Miner Auditorium

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May 20 6:00pm 7:30pm
Amendola vs. Blades + Two

Scott Amendola,
Wil Blades,
Jeff Parker,
Cyro Baptista

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 20 7:00pm
Listening Party

Jim Marshall
Listening Party

Miner Auditorium

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May 24 7:30pm
Bitches Brew to Tutu

Miles Electric Band

Miner Auditorium

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May 25 7:30pm
Flamenco Tribute to 'Kind of Blue'

Chano Domínguez:
Flamenco Sketches

Miner Auditorium

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May 26 7:00pm 9:30pm
Miles Davis Reinterpreted

Robert Glasper
Everything's Beautiful

Miner Auditorium

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May 27 7:00pm
Eastern Connections

Miles From India

Miner Auditorium

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Paul Contos, SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Orchestra


Paul Contos has been involved in jazz performance and education for over 40 years. His mentoring and teaching have touched hundreds of lives. Students he has tutored includes Donny McCaslin, Hafez Modirzadeh, Remy and Pascal LeBoeuf, David Valdez, Kyle Athayde, Chase Baird, Milton Fletcher, Tanya Darby, Eric Crystal, Pat Carroll, Alex Han, and a host of others. His work for the Monterey Jazz Festival’s Education Program since the 1980s as Saxophone Clinician and Director of both The Next Generation Jazz Orchestra and Monterey County All-Stars is distinguished and thoroughly comprehensive.

Contos is a faculty member at University of California, Santa Cruz and California State University, Monterey Bay. He also conducts, performs, and judges at college and high school jazz festivals, and serves as Artist in Residence for many school jazz programs. Contos singularly developed the curriculum for the Music Recording/Technology Concentration at California State University, Monterey Bay. Contos has received performer grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. He also serves as Artist In Residence for the California Arts Council, and is on the council's touring roster. In 2009, Contos was the featured saxophone soloist at Carnegie Hall as part of New York City’s Distinguished Concerts International, performing a jazz concerto by composer Jeff Beal.

Mr. Contos helped form the Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz, and has played and recorded with many of the Bay Area’s finest jazz artists, including Ray Drummond, Eddie Marshall, Kenneth Nash, Vince Lateano, Madeline Eastman, Mark Levine, Rebeca Mauleón, Bruce Forman, Tee Carson, Dave Eshelman, and Ray Brown. He has also shared the stage such luminaries as Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, the Heath Brothers, Wynton and Branford Marsalis, Christian McBride, Kurt Elling, Regina Carter, Gary Burton, Wayne Shorter, Terence Blanchard, John Faddis, David “Fathead” Newman, and many others.

Dann Zinn, SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Combo


As a world-class saxophonist/flutist, Dann Zinn is renowned for being a passionate soloist, composer, arranger, and educator. As a performer, Dann has worked with Peter Erskine, Taylor Eigsti, Joe Henderson, Jeff Tain Watts, Freddie Hubbard, Chuck Findley, Mary Wells, Martha and the Vandellas, and Barry Finnerty. He has produced four albums of his own: Ten Songs, Wish, Grace's Song, and Shangri La. Dann has toured the United States playing venues that include the Monterey Jazz Festival and Yoshi's.

Dann's resume as an educator includes Director of Jazz Studies at California State University East Bay, Director of Jazz Studies at Chabot College, faculty at the University of California at Berkeley, the California Jazz Conservatory, and the Brubeck Institute. Dann's private studio is home to multiple winners of full scholarships to the nation's top college jazz programs. His series of six technique books, Zinn and the Art of the Saxophone, is based on Dann's thirty years of teaching experience.

Quotes

"“The best overall live jazz set this writer has heard in the New Millennium.” " — All About Jazz
"For the first time, jazz in America will have a counterpart to the symphony hall, an edifice that proclaims the value of jazz to anyone who sees it on the street. " — The Chicago Tribune
"They blew the place apart. " — The New York Times
"Something of a latter-day Jazz Messengers. " — All About Jazz
"The SFJAZZ Center is ambitious in its vision to present the diverse spectrum of jazz at a first-rate facility. " — San Francisco Chronicle
"Everything in the building will be adjusted for SFJAZZ’s top priority: music. " — The New York Times, Bay Area Blog
"The SFJAZZ Center represents a major transformation for SFJAZZ. " — Srinija Srinivasan, Chair of the SFJAZZ Board of Trustees

Media Relations

This Season

What's Hot

Here are recent press clips about SFJAZZ and our artists.

New York Daily News - 04.29.2011
Jim Farber from the NY Daily News speaks to the Brazilian songstress about her latest album, the Grammy-nominated Vagarosa, in this great interview.

San Francisco Chronicle - 04.24.2011
Tim Goodman of the Hollywood Reporter previews Season 2 of HBO's amazing series Treme. The musical stars of Treme perform at Davies on June 10.

Houston Chronicle - 04.29.2011
In this intriguing piece from the Houston Chronicle, Andrew Dansby talks to the crooner about his latest record, his upcoming DVD and meeting a Presidential fan.

The New York Times - 04.01.2011
Nate Chinen pens an intimate portrait of the Oakland-raised trumpeter, tracing his formative musical experiences and previewing his incredible Blue Note debut.

The New York Times - 03.25.2011
Larry Rohter talks to the fado star about her upbringing and influences, and traces the music world's newfound passion for the art form in this fascinating article.

Gift Cards

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Hats

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Non-Member: $20
Member: $18.00

Color: Yellow lettering on black
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Color: Khaki
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Member: $18.00

Hoodies & Jackets

Go out in style with these glad rags! Our classic soft shell design blends with modern two-tone graphics in our SFJAZZ Shell Jacket. This eye-catching way to battle rain and wind features a zip-through cadet collar and adjustable cuffs for the perfect fit.

Non-Member: $100
Member: $67.50

Go out in style with these glad rags! Our classic soft shell design blends with modern two-tone graphics in our SFJAZZ Shell Jacket. This eye-catching way to battle rain and wind features a zip-through cadet collar and adjustable cuffs for the perfect fit.

Non-Member: $100
Member: $67.50

Our spiffy 60% cotton/40% polyester hoodie includes thumb holes as well as an extra pocket for your phone or mp3 player.

Non-Member: $55
Member: $49.50